Serving individuals with intellectual and
developmental disabilities and their families since
Engstrom Services, Inc.
Administrative Team - Engstrom's administrative team is composed of an Executive Director, Finance Director, Business Manager/ Human Resources and Buildings and Grounds Manager.
Kris Zink, Executive Director
Gay Brown, Business Manager/Human Resources
Mirjana Tomic, Finance Director
Tim Gardner, Manager of Building and Grounds
Area Director - Community Connections serves three geographic areas (East, Middle and West Tennessee), each with a designated Area Director. The Area Director is responsible for the oversight of all aspects of Community Connections. They ensure that work completed within the designated region is done in a quality manner in accordance with agency and DIDS requirements. The Area Director represents the agency at DIDD regional and state information meetings and at Tennessee Alliance of Support Coordinators (TASC). The Area Directors report directly to the Executive Director.
Kris Zink, Area Director, East TN Region
Scott Mullins, Area Director, Middle TN Region
Angela Strayhorn, Area Director, West TN Region
Regional Administrator - The Regional Administrator is directly involved with professional staff supervision, new employee orientation and staff training. They are often in contact with individuals and their families/legal representatives. The Regional Administrator works closely with the Area Director to ensure the quality of services provided by the professional staff. The Regional Administrator maintains ongoing communication with the DIDD regional office in their area. They report directly to the Area Director.
David Robinson, Regional Administrator, Southeast TN Region
Melissa Landis, Regional Administrator, Northeast TN Region
ISC Support Manager - The ISC-SM provides day-to-day support and assistance for a designated group of Independent Support Coordinators with regard to completing the entire independent support coordination process. They report directly to the Regional Administrator.
Vicky Johnson, ISC-SM, Northeast TN Office
Johhny McGarrah, ISC-SM, Northeast TN Office
Meg Sutton, ISC-SM, Southeast TN Office
Laura Bell, ISC-SM, Middle TN Office
Amanda Wiley, ISC-SM, Middle TN Office
open position, ISC-SM, West TN Office
Support Staff - The support staff members include administrative assistants and data management personnel assigned to each office. They assist the professional staff by ensuring that the individual's information is readily available and accessible to the professional staff. The individual's personal information is maintained in an orderly and secure manner which meets the DIDD and Community Connections' standards. The support staff members report to the Regional Administrator of their specific area.
ISC - The ISC is the heart of Community Connections services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Their primary responsibility is to provide quality case management including monitoring of supports and services received by the individual and to document the results of this process. They serve as advocates for the individuals. The ISC is supervised by the Regional Administrator.
Employees with 5 years, or more, of service with Engstrom Services, Inc. are:
East TN Region
Pat Sanderfur, ISC, 22 years
Stacie Benjamin, ISC, 18 years
Meg Sutton, ISC-SM, 17 years
David Robinson, RA, 15 years
Shirley Garside, AA, 13 years
Jennifer Myers, ISC, 8 years
Deidra Anderson, ISC, 8 years
Melissa Landis, RA, 14 years
Shari Love, AA, 17 years
Arretta Castle, ISC, 14 years
Vicky Johnson, ISC-SM, 11 years
Deborah Ellis File/Data Entry 10 years
Misty Bagnell, ISC, 10 years
Johnny McGarrah, ISC-SM, 9 years
Kris Zink, ED, 21 years
Gay Brown, Business Manager, 18 years
Tim Gardner, Building & Grounds, 16 years
Mirjana Tomic, Finance Director, 9 years
Middle TN Region
Anita York, ISC, 18 years
Joyce Miller, AA, 15 years
Lana Woodward, ISC, 8 years
Amanda Wiley, ISC-SM, 6 years
Scott Mullins, AD, 5 years
West TN Region
Laura Weatherford, ISC, 11 years
Jessica Strickland, ISC, 7 years
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Engstrom Services, Inc.
600 N. Holtzclaw Ave, Suite 100
Chattanooga, TN 37404
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(423) 324-6519 Fax